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World - International
5/17/2023 8:46:51 PM
A busload of about 50 migrants were kidnapped by a gang in northern Mexico in the latest of a series of mass abductions, though some already have been freed, Mexico's president said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/16/2023 11:19:47 PM
Migration will likely increase for demographic, economic, climatic, and geopolitical reasons, and origin, destination, and transit countries should plan for it to optimise its benefits and minimise its costs, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

World - International
5/13/2023 12:00:53 PM
The U.S. turned the page on pandemic-era immigration restrictions with relative calm at its border with Mexico as migrants adapted to strict new rules aimed at discouraging illegal crossings and awaited the promise of new legal pathways for entering the country.

World - International
5/10/2023 1:33:19 PM
President Joe Biden predicted Tuesday that the US-Mexico border would be “chaotic for a while" when pandemic-related restrictions end, as 550 active-duty troops began arriving and migrants weighed whether or when to cross.

World - Region
5/9/2023 11:32:04 AM
For Nidal Jumaa, a Syrian from Aleppo, life in Turkey is tough. He works part-time at a furniture workshop and collects plastics and cardboard from trash cans that he sells for recycling, but can hardly afford the rent for his run-down house in a low-income neighborhood of Ankara.

World - International
5/8/2023 11:03:09 AM
At least eight people were killed and several others injured on Sunday when an SUV ran a red light and plowed into a group waiting at a bus stop outside a migrant aid center in the US state of Texas, police said.

World - International
4/30/2023 10:23:42 AM
Thousands of people, including many undocumented migrants, marched in Paris and other French cities Saturday, protesting planned changes to immigration laws and evictions from the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte.

World - Region
4/29/2023 10:27:00 AM
So many migrants risking the dangerous sea crossing from Tunisia to Europe have drowned that morgues and hospitals in the key launchpad city of Sfax are full, officials said Friday.

World - Region
4/27/2023 9:26:04 AM
A young man wearing a baseball cap emblazoned with “Dior," women clutching babies wrapped in blankets, children bundled in winter coats. All gingerly stepped from rickety boats into the sturdy craft of the Tunisian Maritime National Guard — and away from their dreams of life in Europe.

World - War in Ukraine
4/26/2023 1:59:02 PM
The spiritual priorities of Pope Francis will be on display during a trip this week to Hungary, where the populist government will seek to downplay its diverging views on matters like immigration and minority rights while focusing instead on points where it aligns with the pontiff.

World - Region
4/20/2023 11:52:18 AM
One man died and 47 people were rescued after a boat carrying migrants sank off southern Greece, the coast guard said Thursday.

World - International
4/16/2023 1:13:25 PM
Four migrants and a suspected trafficker, all from Syria, died Saturday and six were others injured when their car collided head-on with another as it sped the wrong way on a major highway in Greece near the Turkish border, police said.

World - Region
4/14/2023 7:27:28 PM
Moroccan security forces on Friday foiled an attempt by 150 sub-Saharan African migrants to reach the Spanish enclave of Ceuta and arrested 70 people, local authorities said.

World - Region
4/13/2023 5:22:41 PM
Tunisia has recovered 14 bodies of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in the Mediterranean, bringing to 24 the number of dead after their boat headed for Europe sank, the coastguard said Thursday.

World - Region
4/12/2023 4:17:59 PM
Ten migrants from sub-Saharan Africa drowned off Tunisia after their boat sank while trying to reach Europe, the coastguard said Wednesday, with at least 20 more reported missing.

World - International
4/12/2023 2:22:28 PM
January to March 2023 was the deadliest quarter for migrants crossing the central Mediterranean since 2017, the United Nations said Wednesday, with 441 lives lost while attempting to reach Europe.

World - Africa
4/12/2023 11:26:46 AM
A long line of people appears in silhouette, walking along the flat desert in northern Niger. The strong walkers are at the front. The weakest at the rear. Every week hundreds more migrants thrown out of Algeria end up here in Assamaka, the first village on the Niger border.

World - International
4/11/2023 10:49:49 PM
Italy’s right-wing government on Tuesday declared a six-month national state of emergency to help it cope with a surge in migrants arriving on the country’s southern shores.

World - Region
4/11/2023 8:25:52 PM
Tunisian police used tear gas on Tuesday to disperse homeless black migrants who have been protesting outside a United Nations office to demand evacuation following incendiary comments by President Kais Saied.

World - Region
4/10/2023 3:09:30 PM
At least two migrants have died and about 20 others are missing after their boat sank over the weekend in the Mediterranean Sea between Tunisia and Italy, German aid group ResQship said on Monday.

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